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Charles Mark & Sons, eco-friendly socks, sustainable socks, IndieGoGo, fashion philanthropy, The Joy of Sox, homeless, homelessness, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, Tom Costello Jr.

Not everyone is disappointed by socks on Christmas. For homeless people living on the streets, a fresh pair of socks can mean all the difference between healthy feet and infections, blisters, or frostbite. Charles Mark & Sons, for one, wants the oft-maligned coverup to be the gift that keeps on giving. Fresh off a successful crowd-funding campaign, the Texas startup aims to create high-quality, stylish men’s socks that benefit those in need. Cribbing a page from TOMS’ playbook, for every pair of socks you buy, Charles Mark & Sons will donate another to The Joy of Sox, a charity that distributes clean socks to homeless shelters across the country.

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